‘49th State’ welcomes 49th F-35
Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Bryce Ward (left) receives a cockpit tour of an F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron from Col. Lawrence Evert, 354th Operations Group commander (right), at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 25, 2022. This particular aircraft was the 49th F-35 to be delivered to Alaska, the 49th state to join the republic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)
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